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5 Healthy Nacho Recipes You Didn’t Know You Needed

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At the top of food-related reasons to live: Nachos. Nachos are perfect at movies, sporting events, dinner, at home, on the go, in the shower, while sleeping, and you get the point: they’re just perfect.

Unless, of course, you’re attempting to be health-conscious. Yes, nachos can be considered a treat or cheat meal—but they are so amazing that they have been reimagined with alternatively healthy ingredients — one more reason to both love and enjoy nachos.

Your friends at GR8NESS wouldn’t dare hold out on you when it comes to healthy nacho recipes that you need in your life. So, without further anticipation, here they are.

A large tray of loaded healthy nachos with beef and homemade tortilla chips
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Healthy loaded veggie nachos using gluten-free tortilla corn chips
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A surprisingly healthy plate of loaded nachos
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A plate of healthy loaded veggie nachos
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1. Sheet Pan Nachos

This genius recipe recommends switching out ground beef for turkey, spices over salt, no sodium beans, and skips the queso. But don’t worry, there’s goat cheese. Don’t expect this recipe to be diet-friendly. This is your weeknight, healthier version of your favorite dish.

Get the full recipe here.

2. Loaded Veggie Nachos

Did someone say extra protein for muscle building, fat burning optimization? With various veggies in the mix, there’s no arguing this one is packed with health benefits. You can also turn this nacho recipe into a gluten-free one by using certified gluten-free tortilla corn chips.

Get the full recipe here.

3. Loaded Healthy Nachos with Beef and Homemade Tortilla Chips

This recipe recommends baking your chips, cutting back on the dairy, and adding more veggies than beef. It might require more cooking, but the result of 374 calories per serving is worth it.

Get the full recipe here.

4. Baked Chicken Nachos

A serving of this baby is only, wait for it—221 calories. You are so very welcome. Shredded rotisserie chicken, spices, veggies, and lime juice make this one a healthy contender. Not to mention, it has all the characteristics of the perfect meal prep dish.

Get the full recipe here.

5. Vegan Nachos

You know we had to throw in a vegan option. This one features the world’s eighth wonder: cashew queso. Yes, non-cheese delicious and creamy cheese that can store up to 4-5 days. It’s relatively quick, and a hundred percent guilt-free.

Get the full recipe here.

No matter your level of love for nachos, you’re sure to enjoy these healthy remixes of the popular appetizer: happy dipping, and healthy wishes to you, GR8 eaters.

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Amanda is a GR8NESS contributing writer who lives in celebration of self care, and endeavors to approach all things with a student mentality. Her love for the study of self-development is rooted in fitness, holistic wellness, and skin care. She is an advocate for mental health; and hopes to connect others to their own way of daring to care.
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